Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Tōn en polemois taktikōn syntomos paradosis
(2,330 words)

Tactica, Taktika

Concise account of the tactics used in war, Tactical constitutions

Leo VI 'the Wise'

Date: Approximately 900

Original Language: Greek


Within the lengthy compilation of military knowledge and precepts known as the Taktika of Leo VI, the dossier on the Arabs (PG 107, cols 971b-981b, Constitution XIII.109-42/Dennis, Taktika, pp. 474-89, Constitution XIII. 103-35) stands out as one of the few contemporary, original contributions …

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McGeer, Eric, “ Tōn en polemois taktikōn syntomos paradosis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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